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Mar 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
those environments, we have to act differently. we've let certain things slide the cyber threat from china and nuclear threat from iran that i think deep cover small nimble, elite covert operatives could do a really good job of collecting intelligence. we need to get back to that. michael: it does make sense. you know better than everybody that you can change while still employing some of the important parts of the past. one of the members of the committee that warned the president about the distractions in the intelligence committee former senator david born is on that committee. he said: michael: it sounds like he agree with the senator. >> i do agree with him. you know, the c.i.a. was slow to change after the end of the cold war and then we were caught flat-footed and september 11 occurred, the biggest intelligence failure of our lifetimes. i think the reason that the c.i.a. is so slow to change, and can be so short-sighted is because it's a huge bureaucracy and we keep adding layers when i think we should be scaling back on it. >> one of the other things that should come as no su
Mar 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
rights and on the basis of peace and so forth dealing with environment, dealing with immigrants, you know, dealing with things of this kind that we'll have more of a suction. i was a firm supporter of obama in 2008 and 2012. i still have confidence that he'll fulfill those. cenk: do you think there's any way that a person as progressive as you could win a democratic primary today? >> i think so, if you can appeal to people that i'm in favor of peace, i'm in favor of human rights in favor of environmental quality, i'm in favor of treating people with decency. i'm in favor of communicating with those with whom we disagree. i think those kind of principles are good. also, i'm in favor of bringing our budget deficit under control. those kind of things i believe would resonate with the american people. cenk: president jimmy carter, thank you so much for joining us. i've enjoyed it. >> i've enjoyed being with you. cenk: there's a lot i agree on, but the last answer is not one of them. i don't believe that a person as progressive as jimmy carter could possibly win a democratic primary these
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